Gorsuch Confirmation Among Conservative Groups’ Accomplishments

Last Friday’s approval of Neil Gorsuch to the U.S. Supreme Court was just the sort of development PMA Chairman Fred Anton had hoped for all the way back in 1989 when he and others formed the Pennsylvania Leadership Council (PLC).

Started over exasperation with a directionless Republican Party, the PLC, the group of conservative activists, journalists, and scholars, has seen its influence over the Pennsylvania and even the national political scene grow substantially over the years.

PMA Bulletin - April 10, 2014

Strong Showing for Governor Corbett at Annual Conservative Event

Governor Tom Corbett earned praise last Friday from the “dean” of the conservative movement in Pennsylvania. Emphasizing the administration’s pro-growth efforts, Frederick W. Anton III told a crowded ballroom at the 25th annual Pennsylvania Leadership Conference in Camp Hill that he was “100 percent behind the re-election of Tom Corbett.”

Toomey "Taxing Manufacturing" Report

Toomey Report: Manufacturers Face Job-Killing Tax Hike Under Obama Plan

While excuses continue to be made for President Obama’s dismal record on job creation, it’s more difficult to rationalize a policy that actually drives jobs away.

A report prepared by U.S. Senator Pat Toomey (R-Lehigh) shows that the Administration’s tax policies will undermine the very sector that has the strongest multiplier effect on job growth - manufacturing.

A planned tax increase in 2013 will raise the marginal rates on many manufacturers from 35 percent to 41 percent.